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  • Falmouth considers support for cheerleaders

    FALMOUTH — The School Board spent a good chunk of its nearly 2 1/2-hour workshop Monday in continuing discussion about the Pay to Participate program. It also referred a proposal for a sanctioned high school cheerleading squad to its finance committee. The proposal, similar to...

  • Yarmouth High School principal to retire

    YARMOUTH — Yarmouth High School Principal Ted Hall will retire from his position June 30. Superintendent of Schools Andrew Dolloff made the announcement Feb. 25 that Hall will be leaving after 10 years at YHS. Dolloff said the search for Hall's successor will take place during t...

  • Testing ground: NorDx moves high-tech Scarborough lab into refurbished Orion Center

    Medical technologist Julia Gaskins loads samples into an allergen testing machine at the new NorDx facility at the Orion Center in Scarborough. NorDx is nearly finished moving its testing lab and administrative office into the newly refurbished building.

  • North Yarmouth farm to host annual 'Sleigh Day'

    NORTH YARMOUTH — A new exhibit, "Winter Delivery," will be part of Skyline Farm's 12th annual Sleigh Day on Saturday, Feb. 12. The exhibit showcases delivery vehicles regulary seen on Maine roads during winters in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Horse-drawn vehicles will be d...

  • Cape Land Trust offers outdoor activities

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Residents are invited to participate in a two-hour cross-country skiing adventure on Saturday, Feb. 5, at 2 p.m with the Cape Elizabeth Land Trust. The group will lead intermediate skiers through the town's trail network. Cross-country ski enthusiasts are encouraged ...

  • 800 runners expected in Cape Elizabeth race

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The 30th Mid-Winter Classic 10-mile road race will take place Sunday, Feb. 6, starting at Cape Elizabeth High School. About 800 runners wil...

  • Under the rainbow

    Students from Falmouth and School Administrative District 51 use a parachute-like cloth to exercise their arms and help their coordination Jan. 28 during the Falmouth Invitational at Falmouth High School. The local event for special needs students, which included games and snowmobile rides, was an a...

  • Portland forum to examine instant runoff voting

    PORTLAND — The Maine League of Women Voters is hosting an informational meeting Feb. 4 to discuss instant runoff voting. Portland voters will be asked to use this type of voting – which asks voters to rank their choices on the ballot – in November for the city's...

  • Board Barn to hold grand opening in Cumberland

    CUMBERLAND — The Board Barn, which sells lumber, wood pellets and shavings at a discount, has opened at 222 Gray Road. The store, across from Skillins Greenhouse, is an affiliate of Record Building Supply in Oxford. Michael and Hilda Record purchased the prope...

  • Navy gives go-ahead for Brunswick Naval Air Station property transfers

    BRUNSWICK  — Brunswick Naval Air Station is one major step closer to redevelopment. The U.S. Navy announced last week that it had signed the Record of Division regarding the environmental impact of redeveloping the base. The signing marks the end of the 2 1/2-year environmental ...